Archive for ‘October, 2015’


Edward S. Curtis & ‘The Vanishing Race’

Edward S. Curtis & ‘The Vanishing Race’

  Looking through his photographs, you can almost hear the sound of horse hoofs running across an open plain or hear the sound of a drum beat in the distance rippling through the air. Edward S. Curtis (1868 – 1952) was an American ethnologist and photographer of the American West and the Native American people. […]

If California’s freeways aren’t good enough for driverless cars, will they ever catch on in the U.S.?

If California’s freeways aren’t good enough for driverless cars, will they ever catch on in the U.S.?

Tesla owners take a ride in the new Tesla “D” model electric sedan.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Tesla owners are now one step closer than everyone else to having a self-driving car. A software update was made available for owners of Tesla Model S and Model X owners that includes a new ‘autopilot’ mode, allowing […]

Atwater street robbery suspects in custody; sale of Boyle Heights senior Japanese housing stirs concern

Atwater street robbery suspects in custody; sale of Boyle Heights senior Japanese housing stirs concern

Silver Lake Reservoir At Sunrise | Jonathan Vandiveer The two men responsible for street robberies in Atwater Village and Glendale turned themselves in after they were recognized in a surveillance video released by the LAPD. Glendale News-Press The upcoming sale of a Japanese senior housing project in Boyle Heights has residents worried that the new […]

Beauty…at the Mall?

Beauty…at the Mall?

Though we’re not ones to frequent malls—crowds, lights, too many choices!—it was necessary to attend one such environment, the indoor/outdoor Westfield Santa Anita mall next to Santa Anita Racetrack. Surprisingly, there was beauty to behold… Westfield Mall, 400 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia 91007. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Westfield,com/SantaAnita.     […]

It’s Fall & Art on Palm

It’s Fall & Art on Palm

It’s time once again to step into the secluded woods. Not scary woods, but Wildwood Park, a small, intimate canyon nestled in the Foothills of Altadena—for Art on Palm, Fall 2015. Mary Jane Elgin with seven classmates began Art on Palm back in 2004, which has now blossomed to include 40 artists and a day’s […]

HTF

HTF

Anybody who knows me well, knows that I have a fine appreciation for “High Twinkle Factor” (HTF).  They also know that on a day-to-day I live in the world of “high comfort factor”(hcf).  Elastic is a godsend.  Cotton is cool.  Birkenstocks were made for folks with feet who work for a living.  If you are […]

HTF

HTF

Anybody who knows me well, knows that I have a fine appreciation for “High Twinkle Factor” (HTF).  They also know that on a day-to-day I live in the world of “high comfort factor”(hcf).  Elastic is a godsend.  Cotton is cool.  Birkenstocks were made for folks with feet who work for a living.  If you are […]

HTF

HTF

Anybody who knows me well, knows that I have a fine appreciation for “High Twinkle Factor” (HTF).  They also know that on a day-to-day I live in the world of “high comfort factor”(hcf).  Elastic is a godsend.  Cotton is cool.  Birkenstocks were made for folks with feet who work for a living.  If you are […]

HTF

HTF

Anybody who knows me well, knows that I have a fine appreciation for “High Twinkle Factor” (HTF).  They also know that on a day-to-day I live in the world of “high comfort factor”(hcf).  Elastic is a godsend.  Cotton is cool.  Birkenstocks were made for folks with feet who work for a living.  If you are […]

“The Provocative 15th Century”

“The Provocative 15th Century”

Libraries were being founded in France, Italy, Persia, and England. Johannes Gutenberg has set up his movable type printing press “as a commercial operation” in Mainz, Germany and five years later, in 1455, he completes “the first major book printed in movable type in the West,” the Gutenberg Bible. William Caxton sets up the first […]

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